Monthly archive March, 2009
One common thing every student planning to enter the college life looks for, is a financial aid in the form of a student loan. There are numerous students who wish to pursue education in a reputed institute but, lack the necessary financial resources. Student loans can be of real help in such situations. However, there are several students who do have a knowledge of what student loans are, but lack the knowledge of how to apply for one. Listed here are some essential loan application tips that the students can make use of: Understanding the basic procedure: Before you can actually apply for a loan application, it is important that you try and collect as much information as you can about the particular loan facility. This helps you to understand the application procedure better and you get an idea about where to begin from. Consider numerous loan facilities: Do not settle down for one loan facility right in the beginning. It is always advisable to consider several loan opportunities before you can decide over applying for one of them. This ensures that you are applying only for the best loan facility. Complete each application form: One of the most important [...]

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Managing child care along with work and college education is quite a difficult job, especially for the single moms. With already more than enough to think of, college education often seems like a burden for such mothers. However, there are several education scholarships that the single moms can apply for, in order to continue their academic career. 1) Sunshine Lady Foundation Scholarship Program This particular scholarship has especially been designed for the single moms as a measure to help them pursue education along with child care. 2) Raise The Nation Scholarship Most single mothers experience the problem of acute financial crisis. This scholarship can hlp such moms repay their loans as well fund their college education. 3) The R.O.S.E Scholarship Women eligible for this scholarship include especially those who have survived domestic violence and wish to continue their college education. 4) The Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund This is an extremely prestigious scholarship administered only to one undergraduate single mom each year. Only single mothers who are residents of Arkansas are eligible for this scholarship. 5) Jeanette Rankin Foundation Scholarship Program This is one of the oldest scholarship facilities available. In spite of the fact that this isn’t an exclusive [...]

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Each year numerous public and private agencies set aside thousands of dollars, as financial aids for the veterans and military personnel, who make up nearly one third of America’s population. So, if you have any ties to the military or are dependents of veterans, you may apply for one of these scholarships: 1) Children of Soldiers Declared POW/MIA Children of members of the US Armed Forces can apply for this special financial aid program. Only dependents of members designated as ‘Prisoners of war‘ or ‘Missing in Action‘ are considered eligible. 2) Pennsylvania National Guard Educational Assistance Program This scholarship is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs. This is especially for the members of Pennsylvania National Guards. 3) Dependent Children Scholarship Program This particular scholarship program is for the dependent children of soldiers. The soldiers should either be deceased, retired or on federal active duty. 4) Vice Admiral E.P. Travers Loan Program This very useful loan facility is offered only to the full-time undergraduate students, in order to provide them with need based financial assistance. 5) Bridge Loans For Tuition Assistance Program and GI Bill Under this program, financial aid is offered to cover all or a [...]

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Categories: Scholarships